Ford F-150 vs. Ram 3500

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.03 / 5
29 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 - 395 hp
370 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.3L V6 PFDI
2.7L V6 EcoBoost
5.0L V8
3.5L V6 ECOBOOST
6.4L Heavy Duty V8 HEMI w/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL
6.7L I6 CUMMINS HD TURBO DIESEL

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
39.8 - 40.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.5 - 43.6 in.
40.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.3 - 40.4 in.
39.8 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
52.8 - 77.4 cu. ft.
57.5 - 74.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT245/70SR17 - P275/55SR20
LT235/80SR17 - LT275/70SR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
122 - 163 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40.7 - 53 ft.
41.5 - 53.7 ft.

Length

Length
209.3 - 250.5 in.
232 - 260.8 in.

Width

Width
79.9 in.
79.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 - 395 hp
370 - 410 hp

Torque

Torque
265 - 470 ft. lbs.
429 - 1000 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
5000 - 7000 lbs.
14110 - 23000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 - 700 lbs.
1411 - 2300 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
23 - 36 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 - 26 mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
16 - 22 mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
22 - 30 mpg
Unknown mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford F-150
Ram 3500

Body Style

Body Style
Regular Cab Styleside, SuperCab Styleside, SuperCrew Cab Styleside
Crew Cab - Regular Cab

Body Code

Body Code
T
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3, 5, 6
3 - 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3000 - 3750 lbs.
5500 - 6000 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
3350 - 3800 lbs.
7000 - 9750 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2383 - 2984 lbs.
3402 - 4017 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
1686 - 2016 lbs.
2635 - 2903 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6070 - 7850 lbs.
10700 - 14000 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
9500 - 12400 lbs.
21500 - 34630 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 - 7000 lbs.
14110 - 23000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 - 700 lbs.
1411 - 2300 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 - 7000 lbs.
14110 - 23000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 - 700 lbs.
1411 - 2300 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
5000 - 7000 lbs.
14110 - 23000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
991, 994, 995, 99B, 99P
ESA, ETL, ETM

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6 - Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
2.7 L/164, 3.0 L/183, 3.3 L, 3.5 L/213, 5.0 L/302
6.4 L/392 - 6.7 L/408

Fuel System

Fuel System
Diesel Injection - Port/Direct Injection
Diesel Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446 - 44G
DF2, DFX, DG7

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 10
6 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 - 4.70
3.23, 3.75, 4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 - 2.98
1.84, 2.00, 3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - 2.15
1.34, 1.41, 2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - 1.77
1.00 - 1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 - 1.52
0.77, 0.82, 1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 - 1.27
0.62, 0.63, 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - 4.87
3.29, 3.54, 4.44

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Electronic - None
Electronic, Manual, None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
610
730 - 1460

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
610
730 - 1460

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
200 - 240
180 - 220

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None - Regular Duty
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf
Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Non-Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
Rigid Axle

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73
3.73 - 4.10

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73
3.73 - 4.10

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C
TCN, TCP, TV2, TV3

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C
TCN, TCP, TV2, TV3

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
T22 - T2P
TBE

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20
LT235/80SR17 - LT275/70SR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20
LT235/80SR17 - LT275/70SR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
3650 - 3982 lbs.
6170 - 7280 lbs.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
4050 - 4550 lbs.
6170 - 10740 lbs.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.
17 X 6 - 18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.
17 X 6 - 18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Re-Circulating Ball

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.7 - 53 ft.
41.5 - 53.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
14.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.7 in.
14.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
23 - 36 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
39.8 - 40.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
40.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
66.7 in.
65.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
62.5 in.
62.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.3 - 40.4 in.
39.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.5 - 43.6 in.
40.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
65.8 - 65.9 in.
65.6 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
64.7 in.
62.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
122 - 163 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
209.3 - 250.5 in.
232 - 260.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.9 in.
79.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
75.1 - 77.3 in.
77.8 - 79.8 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
8.4 - 9.4 in.
7.3 - 8.5 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.4 - 9.4 in.
7.3 - 8.5 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
66 - 96 in.
76.3 - 98.3 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
65.2 in.
50 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
65.2 in.
50 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50.6 in.
48.1 - 51 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.4 in.
20.1 - 20.2 in.

Tailgate Width

Tailgate Width
60.3 in.
60.4 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
52.8 - 77.4 ft³.
57.5 - 74.9 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
0.67

Model Group

Model Group
F-Series Pickups
Ram Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Regular Cab, SuperCab, SuperCrew Cab
Crew Cab - Regular Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Standard Cab
Crew Cab - Standard Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.7, 3.0, 3.3, 3.5, 5.0
6.4 - 6.7

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6 - 8
6 - 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
2 - 4